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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Tullamore

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# road less travelled
'That's all I knew, the area I lived in wasn't the most affluent area'
Cormac Izuchukwu has taken a unique route into pro rugby and is now impressing with Ulster.
# Offaly
Investigation launched after shots fired at house in Tullamore estate
No one was injured in the incident.
# Kildare
Fifth person arrested over alleged corrupt practices at Kildare and Wicklow Education Training Board
The man is the fifth person to be arrested as part on an ongoing investigation.
Penalties viewed as cruel by some but what is the just way to conclude a GAA championship tie?
Shootouts in Tyrone and Offaly football brought the system into focus again.
# entertainers golf society
Golf group says it 'adhered to guidelines' after 20 members test positive following Tullamore trip
A member of the group had Covid-19 and died suddenly from an unrelated illness.
# Tullamore
Offaly meat factory to reopen in the coming days after halting operations due to Covid-19 outbreak
Carroll Cuisine said all of its factory based employees were tested and received a negative result for Covid-19.
# Courts
Soccer referee who suffered broken jaw receives €5,000 compensation from attacker
Daniel Sweeney also suffered a fractured eye socket during the attack after a match in 2018.
# laid to rest
'I was at home before Paddy was in the graveyard' - paying respects to GAA heroes in era of Covid-19
Offaly legend Paddy Fenning was laid to rest in Tullamore this week, where strict social distancing measures took place.
# Offaly
Third person dies as gardaí investigate unexplained deaths at hostel in Tullamore
Gardaí have been investigating after two women died at the hostel on Sunday.
# Offaly
Investigation underway into unexplained deaths of two women at hostel in Tullamore
Another 23-year-old male is also in critical condition in hospital.
# Tullamore
Four buildings in Tullamore town centre to be used for new direct provision centre
Local representatives and government officials met this afternoon to discuss the plans.
# Asylum Seekers
'We don't want to create an 'us and them' scenario': Tullamore councillors to discuss planned Direct Provision centre
“It’s a fait accompli, I would prefer if there had been more consultation,” one councillor said.
# Tullamore
Direct provision centre to accommodate up to 168 asylum seekers in Offaly from early March
The premises was offered to the Department via the recent public procurement competition for the Midlands region.
# Offaly
Gardaí appeal for help in finding man (27) missing since Christmas Eve
Pawel Walkowiak was last seen in Tullamore, Co Offaly.
# Tullamore
51-year-old man missing from home in Co Offaly since last Thursday
51-year-old Tomasz Biesiada was last seen near his home on 12 December.
# Tullamore
Appeal to find woman missing from Offaly since Monday
Pauline Walsh was last seen four days ago.
# Champions
Quirke scores 1-7 as Cork overcome Monaghan to secure All-Ireland minor crown
Last year’s beaten finalists were playing in their sixth straight decider and showed their experience.
# winning ways
O’Hanlon scores 1-3 as Armagh hold off comeback specialists Cork in Tullamore
Midfielder Caroline O’Hanlon was instrumental as Armagh secured a precious win in Tullamore against Cork.
# Tullamore
Boy (5) and man (30s) killed in Offaly collision involving a car and lorry
The crash occurred at around 5pm today.
# Round Two
Cian O'Neill: 'No one’s more disappointed than us, stick with us'
The Kildare manager must prepare for a replay after not closing out yesterday’s game with Longford.
# Strong start
50 scores in Tullamore clash as Laois win Joe McDonagh Cup opener against Offaly
A four-point win for Eddie Brennan’s side in tonight’s game.
# Tullamore
Escaped killer spent 15 years living under alias in Offaly
Roy Norman Kenyon has been at large since 2003 and there is currently a European Arrest Warrant for his return to the UK.
# Nine
'Hopefully we can get girls into clubs and playing from a younger age'
Ireland Women scrum-half Ailsa Hughes is looking to take her game to the next level.
# Malware
Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore hit by Windows ransomware attack
The hospital suffered a Windows Ransomware attack on Wednesday.
# horseleap
Referee who was assaulted at football game says he forgives those who attacked him
The FAI has begun an investigation into the attack.
# Offaly
Investigation underway after soccer referee injured during assault at midlands match
Gardaí were called to the incident at a football club in Horseleap, Co Offaly shortly before 1pm yesterday.
# Tullamore
Schoolboy and family granted permission to stay in Ireland following campaign
Nonso Muojeke attends Tullamore College in Offaly.
# Work
Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly
The electronics manufacturer is culling 65 jobs at its Tullamore facility.
# Ploughing On
Extra day of National Ploughing Championships to take place following cancellation of today's events
It follows a decision this morning to call off today’s events due to damage at the site.
# off for the day
'Like an earthquake hit': Heavy traffic out of Screggan as Ploughing cancelled due to weather
Tents, portable toilets and signage have been blown over and the event is off for the day.
# Royal Roar
0-8 for Mitchell as Meath end 10-year for Leinster minor title glory with win over Kildare
A 1-15 to 1-7 victory for Meath in Tullamore this afternoon.
# Tullamore
Elderly man beaten over the head with a stick during Offaly burglary
The man, who is in his 70s, also had a knife held to his throat.
# Wrap
It's been a difficult road for Tullamore but there were jubilant scenes as they secured first AIL win
Elsewhere, Alison Miller grabbed five tries as Old Belvedere ran riot.
# Faithful Leader
Two-time All-Ireland winner confirmed as Offaly's new hurling boss
Kevin Martin will be in charge of the county next season.
# women's AIL wrap
Reigning champions UL Bohs climb up to the top of the Women's AIL table
Meanwhile, Railway Union defeated Old Belvedere and Galwegians got the better of Blackrock.
# josephine pender
'I hope you are in the light now Fi': Letter written by late mother of missing Fiona Pender
Fiona Pender’s brother John has released a statement, following the death of his mother.
# Martin Kehoe Jr
Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm
Martin Kehoe Jr was overcome by fumes at his farm in Foulksmills yesterday.
# Hospitalised
Investigation launched after a man was shot in a field in Offaly
The incident happened shortly before 10pm in a field in the outskirts of Tullamore.
# 21 years on
'I would go so far as to beg them': Mother of missing Fiona Pender makes heartfelt appeal
Fiona Pender went missing 21 years ago today.
# Keep the Faith
Offaly GAA chiefs want to 'draw a line in the sand' and will ask review group to reconsider resignations
It’s been a tough few weeks for the Faithful county.